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Marcus Hamilton takes lead in Contender Worlds

On day 4 of the Contender Worlds being held in Kingston, Canada, Champion 505 sailor, Ethan Bixby, scored another bullet in very light wind, even though the day started out looking very promising.

By the time the race control killed it, everyone had to rock, pump, and air row back to the harbour. And some sailors sucked up their pride and accepted tows, yours truly included.

New overall leader is Marcus Hamilton of Australia. A second place was good enough for him to overhaul Soren Andreasen of Denmark and although the scores do not reflect the discard, they would not effect his position.

Contender - Leading positions after 6 races

1 AUS2323 * HAMILTON, MARCUS 15 1 1 7 4 2 30.00 15.00 AUS Melbourne,BRYC
2 DEN44 * ANDREASEN, SOREN 2 2 OCS 2 5 7 53.00 18.00 DEN Hellerup,HS
3 ITA99 VERSARI, MARCO 12 6 7 1 2 3 31.00 19.00 ITA Milano,CNB
4 GER531 HARPPRECHT, JOACHIM 7 5 5 3 3 10 33.00 23.00 GER Molfsee,TSS
5 USA2396 BIXBY, ETHAN 9 14 3 10 1 1 38.00 24.00 USA FL St Petersburg,
6 GER53 BRANDT, OLIVER 5 3 OCS 5 6 6 60.00 25.00 GER Hamburt,HSC
7 GER488 BILLERBECK, MAX 4 8 2 8 15 4 41.00 26.00 GER ,WSVK
8 AUS2443 SUTHERLAND, CHRIS 3 7 10 14 7 5 46.00 32.00 AUS WA Swanbourne,RFBYC
9 GER551 HOMEIER, CHRISTOPH 1 9 4 18 21 9 62.00 41.00 GER Kiel,TSVS
10 NED212 THORBORG, BART 11 4 13 9 8 19 64.00 45.00 NED leiden,WB




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